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to close tax loopholes for the wealthy. mike honda and eric staalwell held a rally in fremont today to urge congress not to cut social security, medicare and medicaid. christie smith is live in fremont with what has become a national movement. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. they just wrapped up about ten minutes ago. member ps of congress, union members, families, some sharing stories about how social security really helped older family members. they talked about their concern about potential cuts to social security going into this congressional session. what they want is to maintain what they have or to increase it. and possibly even take a cap off. they say it's part of the budget-making process. now, with local, state and federal politicians here, they're urging congress to also say no to cuts to medicare and medicaid, too. here's congressman mike honda. >> we have done here is still -- your hard work, your sweat that made this kind of community possible, made this country possible. it's our soldiers who fight overseas on our behalf that make these things possible
per month. >> at least one per day. it's outrageous, us as tax paying citizens should not have to accept. >> these are the low level crimes that the police do not focus on. and exactly the types of crimes he will want police to crack down on when he begins a contract next month advising the department. in other cities, he has worked under the broken window theory. that says, if less serious crimes are not dealt with the overall crime rate will go up. at a city council meeting that ended after 2:00 in the morning the council voted 7-1 to approve a 250,000 contract to hire him. his opponents seem more concerned with the support of a stop and frisk policy. they feel it will lead to racial profiling. >> you are bringing in somebody very controversial. it's going to be an up hill battle. >> late this afternoon, the council's decision was defended to bring him on board. >> he is neither the devil, nor a savior, he is part of a team. >> this plan is not about him, it's about policy partnership. >> and the police chief went on to say that he will not be attending community meetings as
the cell phone version of this with the network ship will run $929. so more than $1,000 with tax. the lesser expensive wi-fi only version will cost you a mere 7$99. ipads have really become the go to device for millions of people. yahoo! stock is up this morning a day after yahoo! said it made more money than expected. >>> and here's something of dubious news value. a digital artist in santa cruz has created this. this is the game for nintendo. here's mark crawly sending you on a mission to find cigars somewhere in the estate. it's a -- no actual game exists, but if it had come out in 1990, this is indeed what the game would have looked like. bill kylely writes music for modern day video games. if you're a fan, that may just be me, then this is pure gold. back to you. >> you always find the cool stuff. >>> a symbol of love in the south bay is coming unhinged. the los gatos town council getting rid of padlocks attached by lovers to a bridge over highway 17. more on why town officials want that display to come down. >> the idea seemed innocuous enough. couples here in the south bay
. paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning english, and then going to the back of the line behind tall folk who is are trying to come here legally. that is only fair. >> the president won his re-election with 70% of the latino vote and that has resulted in a shift toward kpomp miez, but the president vowed to send his own legislation to capitol hill if there's too much delay. >> dozens of people gathered at a church to hear the president's speech today, they didn't just want to hear what he had to say, they also wanted to hear the perspective of their own pastor. a church leader and activist that went to las vegas to hear the speech in person. chris sanches is live in the newsroom, with more on how the message was received. >> i think we start by saying that the folks in the audience were just glad to hear that there's a very real appetite for reform in washington and not just on one side of the aisle. at the church today, 50 people watched the president speak. when the president mentioned a path to citizenship, there was round of applause from the audience. the president's message of citiz
allowing 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the u.s. to earn citizenship by paying taxes and passing a background check, among other requirements. >> this is not just a debate about policy, it is about people. >> reporter: mr. obama described a similar bipartisan plan in the senate as encouraging, but republicans are also warning the president that there are limits to their willingness to compromise. >> if this endeavor becomes a bidding war to see who can come up with the easiest, quickest pathway to green card possible, this won't go well, folks. >> reporter: after winning 17% of the latino vote, the president is okay pressuring republicans. >> if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send a bill based on my proposal and insist that they vote on it right away. >> reporter: among those moves for the reform, they came to the u.s. illegally 13 years ago from mexico city. visiting at home with them in california, their 22-year-old daughter can't imagine life outside the u.s. >> spent more than half my life here. i would not have the first idea of ho
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this hearing today tries to address. >> some of the proposed legislation includes increasing taxes making it more difficult to reload weapons and extending existing bans to weapons purchased before current prohibitions took effect. >>> today president obama talked about immigration reform and a pass to citizenship in the diverse bay area. immigration is not just a political issue but an economic one. the president spoke in las vegas but his speech was followed closely here in the bay area. nbc's kris sanchez watched the speech with immigrants rights advocates in eas san jose. kris, how did they receive this message? is. >> reporter: they were hanging on every word. all of it was very well received in one of the south bay's most vocal immigrant communities. as president obama talked about comprehensive immigration reform in las vegas, people were hanging on to every word in the sank we're of our lady of guadeloupe church in san jose including this mother who tells me she is here illegally after six tries across the border. after this speech she said she no longer thinks citizenship is just
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, and when i do my taxes, i want to work with the professional tax software. >>> it is 7:26. good morning. i'm jon kelley. san jose police looking for a group of suspects involved in a deadly stabbing attack. a man was found stabbed multiple times near southside drive and hope street in south san jose last night. four to five men approached the victim and attacked him just before 8:30 last night. police still trying to figure out the motive. >> typically in a gang related incident we'll hear gang epithets being uttered. none of the witnesses report that. we don't know yet. it's too early to tell. >> those suspects were last seen leaving that scene in a gray colored van. this marks the second homicide in just two days and the third killing of the year in san jose. right now weatherwise christina loren tells us outside something for everybody. >> something for everybody. good morning to you. live picture. this is over the san francisco bay where we are getting sunshine. let's show you san jose. quite the contrary. mostly cloudy conditions and thick low clouds. travel cautiously. even with the
hiring their friends, paid almost a million dollars in business taxes, then they had to go home to india because their student visas ran out. now, the business still exists, but it's run out of india with no american employees. obvious problem. everyone said it needed to be solved. the valley's been frustrated for years. so that deal seems to have been reached and the valley likes it. you can't overstate the importance of immigrants to bay area companies. paypal started by a russian, google started by a russian as well, ebay, a frenchman, tesla, sun microsystems india. if you extend that out to children of immigrants you can add in apple, syria, oracle, russia again and clorox in the east bay, ireland. back to you. >> wow, all right, scott, thanks so much. >> intriguing stuff there scott mcgrew. very interesting weather, in a nice way. >> top of the morning to you, jon and marla. we've got a good looking day shaping up. we do have puffy clouds, these are cumulus clouds, almost like the simpson clouds, remember that show cartoon? we've got good looking conditions. whenever you see those p
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for the republican party. thank you, layrry. >>> close the tax loop on the wealthiest americans, that's the message members of congress and state leaders urged today during a rally in fremont. congressman mike conda joined union members speaking outside of the social security office. they say they want congress to avoid cuts in social security, medicaid, and offer a safety net for those who need it and have earned it. >> your hard work, your sweat, made this community possible, made this country possible. it's our soldiers who fight overseas on our behalf that make this possible. >> now there are similar rallies being held across the country all week. >>> still ahead at 6:00, a new warning for girls. the serious company now being linked to obesity. >>> plus, on the big screen to the super bowl. baltimore ravens lineman michael ohr's story. >>> and a lot of photos coming in today of the sunshine across the bay. this one in milpitas. it looks so great from our weather watcher, that allergy forecast is going into the high category tomorrow so watch out. we have that full forecast coming up in a few mi
implemented all kinds of savory cuts and needed tax hikes to improve the financial picture. but then we'd be doing you a disservice because.comrams the governor made today aren't true. >> the honorable edmund g. brown junior. >> there was plenty of applause to go around at the state of the state address on thursday and it came from many different sources. the legislature, featured guests, governor brown himself. >> let's not applaud too much. >> but before the governor goes tooting his own horn, let's hear what he tells state lawmakers. >> you cast difficult votes to cut billions from the state's budget. you curbed prison spending through a historic realignment. >> this claim of cost reductions is murky at best. now, technically, the state dropped its corrections budget from $10 billion last year to a projected figure of $9 billion this year. or a drop of 10%. but even if you consider those savings historic, there's more to the governor's claim than meets the eye. >> it's somewhat not honest in many ways because while we have cut the state budget to prisons, we've actually increased the
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with the federal government. pay fines and back taxes, undergo criminal background checks and learn english. all of that is contingent on border security being strengthened. >> we have to ensure we don't do anything that encourages people to come here illegally in the future. >> we believe this will be the year congress finally gets it done. >> reporter: analysts say with the power of hispanic voters growing rapidly, the politics are right. >> the fact in washington both parties can get together to present a framework of something that could finally deal with all of the different aspects of immigration is really a big step forward. >> now, for years, washington has tried to pass immigration reform and failed and there is no guarantee that lawmakers will be successful this time around. for one, the president's plan is expected to differ with the senate's plan. there is still a lot of opposition in congress to many of the proposals being discussed. >>> we are joined now by former vice presidential gore. you will sit down in a lot of chairs like this to promote this book. is this something you reli
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